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Arjun Tendulkar in Mumbai squad for pre-season tournament

Arjun Tendulkar in Mumbai squad for pre-season tournament

Arjun Tendulkar, legendary Sachin Tendulkar's son and a left-arm pacer, has been named in the 15-member Mumbai squad for the upcoming Bapuna Cup to be held in Nagpur. The squad, to be led by Suryakumar Yadav, was announced by the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) on its website on Monday. The Bapu...

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Six candidates shortlisted for Team India head coach post

Six candidates shortlisted for Team India head coach post

With Ravi Shastri's tenure as Team India head coach coming to an end after the Caribbean tour, six candidates have been shortlisted by the BCCI. According to media reports, Shastri is in the shortlisted list. Apart from Shastri, former India fielding coach Robin Singh and ex-India team manager Lal...

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Afghanistan stun Pakistan in World Cup warm-up game

Afghanistan stun Pakistan in World Cup warm-up game

World Cup underdogs Afghanistan stunned former champions Pakistan to win by three wickets with two balls to spare in a thrilling warm-up match in Bristol on Friday. Hashmatullah Shahidi starred with an unbeaten 74 in the stunning victory. Chasing a modest 263 for victory, Afghanistan’s opening bats...

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Pant, Rayudu named India's standbys for World Cup

Pant, Rayudu named India's standbys for World Cup

Two days after the snub, young wicket-keeper Rishabh Pant and veteran batsman Ambati Rayudu on Wednesday were named among the standbys for India's World Cup squad. The news has reignited their dashed hopes of making the trip to the UK in case an injury setback hits the side. Speedster Navdeep Saini...

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PCB writes to ICC to take action against India for wearing army camouflage caps

PCB writes to ICC to take action against India for wearing army camouflage caps

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has urged the International Cricket Council (ICC) to take strong action against India after players wore army camouflage-style caps in the third ODI against Australia on Friday. . Instead of the usual blue caps, Indian cricketers olive and black caps bearing the c...

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No, not at all; we haven't ousted anyone: Kuldeep Yadav

No, not at all; we haven't ousted anyone: Kuldeep Yadav

Have Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal literally shut the door on Ravichandran Ashwin in limited overs cricket? Responding to that question, Chinaman bowler Kuldeep said, "We haven't ousted anyone but made use of opportunities that we got." The wrist-spinning duo of Chahal and Kuldeep have been...

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Cricket to make Asian Games return at Hangzhou 2022

Cricket to make Asian Games return at Hangzhou 2022

Cricket will return to the next Asian Games at Hangzhou 2022 after the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) added it to its sports programme for the next edition of the continental event. Cricket has struggled to grow beyond its traditional bases and was last played at the Olympics in the 1900 Paris Games...

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'No note, no way BCCI can block Pakistan from World Cup'

'No note, no way BCCI can block Pakistan from World Cup'

Contrary to some reports earlier, the Committee of Administrators (CoA) and the BCCI have not prepared any note seeking a ban on Pakistan at the upcoming World Cup and even if such a move is made, the International Cricket Council (ICC) is bound to reject it. In the aftermath of the Pulwama terror ...

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Shannon Gabriel charged for homophobic remark; Joe Root hailed for his response

Shannon Gabriel charged for homophobic remark; Joe Root hailed for his response

West Indies fast bowler Shannon Gabriel has been charged by the International Cricket Council for his homophobic taunt during the third Test against England on Monday. Gabriel’s comment to England skipper Joe Root was not audible to television viewers but according to British broadcaster Sky Sports...

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Indonesia Masters: Mrs Saina Nehwal crowned champion

Indonesia Masters: Mrs Saina Nehwal crowned champion

Former world number one Saina Nehwal lifted the Indonesia Masters title as her Spanish opponent Carolina Marin retired-hurt during the first game of the summit showdown in Jakarta on Sunday. Marin, the reigning Olympic champion and three-time world champion, twisted her right knee after landing aw...

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